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Allergen Checklist for Food Suppliers or Manufacturers

This allergen checklist is specifically made for suppliers and manufacturers to ensure safety on food products for consumers with food allergies, and prevent costly recalls.This allergen checklist for suppliers and manufacturers was derived from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and was converted using Lumiform.
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Instructions: 1. Select the allergen present in the product by clicking '+' below 2. Answer with a YES or NO on questions below and when applicable specify the name of the ingredient being referred to.
Select allergen present in the product
Please specify
Are selected allergens present in other products manufactured using the same equipment, but at different times?
Select allergens present in other products manufactured on the same equipment but at different times
Attach a photo of the finished product label here
Is there a policy or procedure to prevent allergen contamination?
Describe the policy or procedure
Supplier Name
Contact #
Name & Signature of Supplier
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Understanding the Importance of Allergen Checklists for Food Suppliers and Manufacturers

An allergen checklist for food suppliers and manufacturers is a tool used to identify potential allergens in food products and ensure they are properly labelled to protect consumers with food allergies. The checklist typically includes a list of common food allergens such as peanuts, tree nuts, milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, soy, and wheat.

Food suppliers and manufacturers use the checklist to evaluate their ingredients and production processes for potential allergen cross-contamination. For example, a manufacturer may use shared equipment to produce products with different allergens, leading to cross-contamination if proper cleaning protocols are not followed.

An allergen checklist is an important tool for ensuring compliance with food labelling laws and regulations. Food products must list all major food allergens on the label to help consumers with allergies avoid potentially harmful foods.

By using an allergen checklist, food suppliers and manufacturers can help prevent allergic reactions and ensure their products are safe for consumers. It is important for these companies to take allergen management seriously and implement appropriate measures to prevent cross-contamination and properly label their products.

Please note that this checklist template is a hypothetical appuses-hero example and provides only standard information. The template does not aim to replace, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice, medical advice, diagnosis or treatment, or any other applicable law. You should seek your professional advice to determine whether the use of such a checklist is appropriate in your workplace or jurisdiction.
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